Shevalier Shehantha is a trained actor from internationally renowned schools from both sides of the Atlantic and is making a name in Hollywood.
Shehantha has been performing since the age eleven. He horned his craft at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles and South Coast Repertory down in Costa Mesa. In England, he has fellowships from the London College of Music and Media, a faculty of the University of West London and an associate from Trinity Guildhall College, London.
Shehantha has enjoyed success on the Los Angeles stage. He played the leads in Goodbye Freddie, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and Moliere’s Tartuffe. He was in the multi-starrer play Rabbit and was featured in Trevor Griffith’s Comedians where his comedic timing and delivery was appreciated by the audience.
In the Summer of 2017, Shehantha performed in the stage play “Longhorns” directed by Benjamin Hoekstra which was a part of this year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival. Talking about the experience, Shehantha said “I am grateful to Benjamin for the opportunity to be a part of this amazing play and share the stage with this amazing group of actors.”
Shehantha is always looking to advance his career and skills and is studying screenwriting with plans to write and perform his own material.
Shehantha’s stage experience and training has given him the opportunity to expand his medium. He is cast in the lead role of Rahul in the feature film “Cast Aside” scheduled for a 2021 release by director Kevin King and his production company Multi-Hyphenate Films. Shehantha will also star as the lead role of Amir in the web series “Rivals.” Multi-Hyphenate Films will produce three seasons from Summer 2018 to the Summer of 2021.